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.s. embassies, of course, are run by the state department and this attack came on hillary clinton's last day as secretary of state. (cheers and applause) staff members filled the department's lobby to say farewell. clinton has not talked about her future plans but as she left some shouted "2016" the next year we will elect a president. john kerry was sworn in as her successor in a private ceremony. ed koch, the poor kid from the bronx who grew up to be mayor of new york, died today. >> how am i doing? how am i doing? thank you. >> reporter: from 1978 to 1989 koch was the public face and brash voice of america's largest city. >> i talk like a new yorker, i walk like a new yorker, and i think like a new yorker. and i eat like a new yorker. (laughter). >> reporter: koch inherited a city in crisis, but he turned its finances around and lifted its spirits. >> what a great city. >> reporter: koch never minced words. he called his critics whackos but after 12 years many new yorkers tired of his abrasive style and he lost his bid for a fourth term. ed koch was 88. he always liked to have the last wo
obama awarded the medal of honor to former army staff sergeant clinton romesha. in 2009, with u.s. forces in eastern afghanistan under taliban attack, a wounded romesha ducked enemy fire to rescue other wounded soldiers and recover bodies of the fallen. david martin spoke to romesha about the battle. >> reporter: you have to see combat outpost keating to realize just how indefensible it was to an attack from taliban fighters. just 52 american soldiers were down there, plus staff sergeant cliff romesha. >> we were taking everything from, you know, very precise sniper fire, automatic weapons fire from machine gun positions. we were taking mortar and indirect fire, rpg fire. >> reporter: and where was it coming from? >> all 360 degrees around us. it was just from every high point. >> reporter: were you taking casualties? >> we had taken casualties from the first barrage of fire that came in and then continued to take them throughout the remainder of the firefight. >> reporter: a recreation of the battle shows romesha was everywhere that day run
clinton, and former cia director david petraeus all advised the president to ship weapons to the rebels. the president said he decided against it out of concern that the arms would find their way to terrorists. a fisherman caught a great white shark, and then his troubles really began. that's just ahead. it helps create a food seal defense for a clean mouth and kills bacteria for fresh breath. ♪ ♪ fixodent, and forget it. the machine showed me a map of my feet and it gave me my custom number. my arches needed more support until i got my number at the free dr. scholl's foot mapping center. i'm a believer! and you will be too! learn where to find your number at drscholls.com. if you're living with moderate to severe crohn's disease, and it feels like your life revolves around your symptoms, ask your gastroenterologist about humira adalimumab. humira has been proven to work for adults who have tried other medications but still experience the symptoms of moderate to severe crohn's disease. in clinical studies, the majority of patients on humira saw significant symptom relief and man
to fight childhood obesity. it's her signature program. so today, she flew to clinton, mississippi, to congratulate school officials for offering healthful meals to the students. mississippi has one of the highest obesity rates in the nation, but among elementary students it has dropped by 13% recently. dr. jon lapook sat down with the first lady there today. jon. >> reporter: scott, one big problem here in mississippi is that most parents of obese kids don't realize that their kids are obese. in fact, despite recent improvement, 41% of public school kids are either overweight or obese, yet only 15% of parents say their kids are overweight or obese. i asked the first lady about that. >> well, we still have work to do, and that's one of the reasons why we're focusing on information and providing information, stronger communication for parents so that they have the information they need to make the healthy choice, the easier and affordable choice. >> reporter: what do you do about the kid who's home, he's watching tv or she's watching tv and there are junk food commercials being push
the medal of honor to staff sergeant clinton romesha. in 2009 with forces under taliban attack, a wounded romesha ducked enemy fire to rescue other wounded soldiers and recover bodies. david martin spoke to romesha about the battle. >> reporter: you have to see come bout outpost keeping to realize how indefensible it was from an attack from these taliban fighters. just 52 american soldiers were down there, plus staff sergeant cliff romesha. >> we were taking everything from very precise sniper fire, automatic weapon fire marxshine gun positions. we were taking mortar and indirect fire, r.p.g. fire. >> reporter: where was it coming from? >> all 360 degrees around us. from every high point. >> reporter: were you taking casualties? >> we had taken casualties in the first barrage of fire that came in and then continued to take them throughout the remainder of the fire fight. >> reporter: a recreation of the battle shows romesha was everywhere that day-- running across open ground to reinforce one weak point after another. >> at one point i witnessed three enemy fighters just walk straight thr
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